Sens Foundation

Sens Foundation

March 27, 2013 14:16 ET

Media Advisory: CN Roger's House Telethon set for March 28 - Senators host the N.Y. Rangers on Sportsnet East

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 27, 2013) - The 2013 Roger's House Telethon presented by CN will air on Sportsnet East on Thursday, March 28, prior to the Senators home game against the New York Rangers. The telethon will begin at 6:30 p.m.

What: This year's event will feature families and staff from Roger's House who will share their stories and experiences in an effort to raise funds and awareness for the pediactric palliative care facility. CTV Ottawa midday host Leanne Cusack and Sportsnet's Ian Mendes will host the event and speak with the families and staff about what Roger's House means to our community.

Ottawa Senators wives and girlfriends in addition to team alumni, Roger's House families, staff and sponsors will work the phones to accept donations throughout the broadcast. Roger's House honourary co-chair Caitlin Neil, Sens Foundation president Danielle Robinson and Gisele Bernier-White, CN's manager of sponsorship and communication, will be on hand to discuss their commitment to raising funds for Roger's House and how this year's proceeds will help ensure the facility can continue to provide the highest level of care for children and youth in eastern Ontario and western Quebec.

How: Donations can be made by:

Phone: 1-877-78 ROGER (76437)

Online: www.sensfoundation.com

Mobile: Text SENS to 45678 for a $10 donation or SENATORS to 45678 for a $5 donation.

Where: Scotiabank Place, 1000 Palladium Dr., Kanata (Emperor rooms, lower gate #2)

When: Thursday, March 28, 6:30 p.m.

Who: Roger's House Honourary co-chair Caitlin Neil, Roger's House parents Sophie Rosa and Tania Wall, Danielle Robinson, president, Sens Foundation; Lloyd Cowin, executive director, Roger's House; Gisele Bernier-Smith, manager, CN; Roger's House families, Leanne Cusack, Telethon co-host and Ian Mendes, Sportsnet and Telethon co-host.

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